15.10.79 Snitterfield snip!

People say the Shakespeares are struggling with money. John Shakespeare and his wife Mary Arden have just sold a share of land in Snitterfield to Mary's nephew Robert Webbe for £4. Apparently, Mary's sisters all own a part of their father's old house and land, and Webbe is trying to put the jigsaw back together. Here's how the sale was sealed...

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